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Housecleaning

Guest Blogging Now that I have two seconds to catch my breath, I’d like to thank chasinvictoria for his extensive coverage of his Heaven 17/B.E.F. concert extravaganzas that he experienced last year, as Heaven 17 are on the cusp of … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Greensboro, North Carolina [pt. 3]

[…continued from previous post] Edward McKay’s Used Books + More | Greensboro The third store I selected was Edward McKay’s Used Books + More, which is sort of an all-used Media Play® type of place. That means that used books, CDs, … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Greensboro, North Carolina [pt. 2]

[…continued from previous post] Hippo Records | Greensboro I was kind of bummed out the last time I visited Greensboro and tried to visit Hippo Records, I believe it was July 4th, and so the store was closed.Disappointing, since how often … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Nashville, Tennessee

So, yes, I was in Nashville a few days ago seeing Midge Ure. My last trip to the Music City® was the previous August to catch Bryan Ferry. In 2010, I had visited Nashville to visit chasinvictoria and his wife, … Continue reading

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The Bygone Era of Mail Order Record Sales

So I’ve always been obsessed with buying the round, spinning things that sounded wonderful. The first time I went into a record store specifically to buy a record, I was seven years old. By the time I was in junior … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 4]

With the 7″ action behind us, it was time to find the bins that had turned my head the last time that I was her; four years ago. It’s hard enough to find the sorts of 12″ singles that are … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 3]

After making my way through the CDs, I noticed that the store actually had a segregated section of CD singles! How long has it been since I’ve seen the likes of those? Rooting through the stock brought to mind the … Continue reading

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